Microsoft Azure customers may now take advantage of BlackBerry's enterprise mobility solutions and services, according to a Wednesday announcement made by BlackBerry.
Now that BlackBerry has digested its $425 million acquisition of Good Technology, it is rolling out its first product suite that integrates the two platforms – the Good Secure Enterprise Mobility Management Suites by BlackBerry.
Good Technology, soon to be merged with BlackBerry, took advantage of the media attention around the annual Boxworks conference to announce that it is extending the mobile content management capabilities of its Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform to cloud storage provider Box.
Apple is releasing its new mobile operating system iOS 9 on Wednesday, and Good Technology, for one, is offering day-one iOS 9 support for its enterprise mobility management customers, enabling them to upgrade to the new Apple mobile operating system without service disruptions or compromises to security.
Despite financial troubles that are forcing it to cut jobs, BlackBerry has enough cash in hand to acquire Good Technology for $425 million.
Despite ongoing security issues with the Android operating system, the number of Android mobile device activations continued to rise in the enterprise, according to the latest Mobility Index Report from enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology.
MobileIron said that a California jury sided with it on most of the mobile device management patent issues under dispute with Good Technology.
The issue of company reimbursement of BYOD expenses is expected to become a hot issue going forward as more states follow California's lead and require reimbursement for work-related expenses.Good Technology is stepping in to help by launching its Enterprise Split Billing service, which enables companies to move behind "blind BYOD stipend or reimbursement programs."
Enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology launched on Monday a version of its Good Work secure enterprise email and collaboration app for the Apple Watch.
BlackBerry is counting on its enterprise mobility software and services business to save it from a precipitous decline in the handset market. Unfortunately, the Canadian firm doesn't seem to be doing much better in that business than in the handset business. The enterprise mobility software market is crowded and big names are jockeying for position.